Altrincham (ward)

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Altrincham
Altrincham (Trafford Council Ward).png
Altrincham within Trafford
Population 11,873 [1]
Metropolitan borough
Metropolitan county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament North West
UK Parliament
Councillors
  • Matthew Sephton (Conservative)
  • Michael Young (Conservative)
  • Alexander Williams (Conservative)
List of places
UK
England

Altrincham is an electoral ward of Trafford covering the Town Centre and inner areas of Altrincham, Greater Manchester.

Councillors[edit]

Election Councillor Councillor Councillor
2004 Susan Fildes (Con) Stephen Ogden (Con) Alex Williams (Con)
2006 Susan Fildes (Con) Michael Young (Con) Alex Williams (Con)
2007 Susan Fildes (Con) Michael Young (Con) Alex Williams (Con)
2008 Susan Williams, née Fildes (Con) Michael Young (Con) Alex Williams (Con)
2010 Susan Williams (Con) Michael Young (Con) Alex Williams (Con)
2011 Matt Colledge (Con) Michael Young (Con) Alex Williams (Con)
2012 Matt Colledge (Con) Michael Young (Con) Alex Williams (Con)
2014 Matthew Sephton (Con) Michael Young (Con) Alex Williams (Con)
2015 Matthew Sephton (Con) Michael Young (Con) Alex Williams (Con)
2016 Matthew Sephton (Con) Michael Young (Con) Alex Williams (Con)

     indicates seat up for re-election.

Elections in 2010s[edit]

May 2016[edit]

2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alexander Williams* 1,533 46.7 -6.8
Green Daniel Jerrome 777 23.7 +11.7
Labour Amy Whyte 763 23.3 -0.7
Liberal Democrat Julian Newgrosh 207 6.3 -4.3
Majority 756 23.0 -6.5
Turnout 3,280 38.8 -28.0
Conservative hold Swing

May 2015[edit]

2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Young* 3,102 53.5 +3.2
Labour Waseem Hassan 1,390 24.0 -5.9
Green Daniel Jerome 694 12.0 +4.1
Liberal Democrat Richard Elliott 612 10.6 -1.3
Majority 1,712 29.5 +13.5
Turnout 5,798 66.8 +24.3
Conservative hold Swing

May 2014[edit]

2014 (two vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Matthew Sephton 1,515
Conservative Michael Young* 1,371
Labour Aidan Williams 823
Labour Waseem Hassan 584
Green Nick Davies 447
Green Caroline Robertson-Brown 347
Liberal Democrat Julian Newgrosh 322
Liberal Democrat Martin Elliott 251
Majority 548
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

May 2012[edit]

2012
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alex Williams* 1,446 51.3 +0.9
Labour Aidan Williams 933 33.1 +3.2
Green Deborah Leftwich 252 8.9 +1.0
Liberal Democrat Julian Newgrosh 190 6.7 -5.2
Majority 513 18.2 -1.7
Turnout 2,821 34.8 -7.7
Conservative hold Swing

May 2011[edit]

2011[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Matt Colledge 1,752 50.3 -5.7
Conservative Alex Williams* 1,563
Labour Gwyneth Brock 1,036 29.9 +7.4
Labour Thom Shelton 934
Liberal Democrat Karin Holden 431 11.9 -2.4
Liberal Democrat Roger Legge 355
Green Paul Bayliss 286 7.9 -0.7
Green Deborah Leftwich 238
Majority 716 19.9 -17.4
Turnout 3,597 42.5 +4.4
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Matt Colledge replaced Susan Williams after she was made Baroness Williams.[3] Matthew Sephton subsequently replaced Matt Colledge who stood down in 2014.[2]

May 2010[edit]

2010
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Young* 2,366 44.0 -12.3
Labour Peter Baugh 1,404 26.1 +3.2
Liberal Democrat Roger Legge 1,250 23.2 +8.1
Green Deborah Leftwich 190 3.5 -4.9
English Democrat Steve Mills 168 3.1 N/A
Majority 962 17.9 -12.8
Turnout 5378 64.5 +28.8
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in 2000s[edit]

May 2008[edit]

2008
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Susan Williams 1,590 56.3 +0.3
Labour Majella Kennedy 620 22.0 -0.5
Liberal Democrat Roger Legge 323 11.4 -2.9
Green Deborah Leftwich 155 5.5 -1.7
Independent Sarah Walmsley 137 4.9 +4.9
Majority 970 34.3 +0.9
Turnout 2,825 35.2 -2.9
Conservative hold Swing

May 2007[edit]

2007
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alex Williams* 1,618 56.0 +2.4
Labour Graham Crean 651 22.5 -0.4
Liberal Democrat Mark Kelly 413 14.3 -0.8
Green Liz O’Neill 209 7.2 -1.2
Majority 967 33.4 +2.7
Turnout 2,819 38.1 +2.4
Conservative hold Swing

May 2006[edit]

2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Young 1,430 53.6 -17.6
Labour Peter Baugh 611 22.9 +7.2
Liberal Democrat Roger Legge 404 15.1 +2.0
Green Jadwiga Leigh 225 8.4 +8.4
Majority 819 30.7 +2.8
Turnout 2,670 35.7 -11.5
Conservative hold Swing

May 2004[edit]

2004 (after boundary changes)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Susan Fildes* 1,837 25.4
Conservative Alexander Williams* 1,670 23.1
Conservative Stephen Ogden 1,642 22.7
Labour John Graham 1,137 15.7
Liberal Democrat Roger Legge 949 13.1
Turnout 7,235 47.2

May 2003[edit]

2003
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alexander Williams 2,634 58.7 +4.2
Labour David Armstrong 1,212 27.0 -5.0
Liberal Democrat Roger Legge 641 14.3 +0.8
Majority 1,422 31.7 +9.2
Turnout 4,487 52.0 -0.8
Conservative hold Swing

May 2002[edit]

2002
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Susan Fildes* 2,503 54.5 -4.6
Labour Peter Baugh 1,472 32.0 +4.9
Liberal Democrat Christopher Gaskell 621 13.5 +6.7
Majority 1,031 22.5 -9.5
Turnout 4,596 52.8 +20.4
Conservative hold Swing

May 2000[edit]

2000
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Paula Pearson 1,689 59.1 +9.2
Labour David Armstrong 774 27.1 -16.0
Independent Sheila O'Bierne* 201 7.0 +7.0
Liberal Democrat Roger Legge 193 6.8 -0.2
Majority 915 32.0 +25.2
Turnout 2,857 32.4 -5.9
Conservative gain from Independent Swing

Elections in 1990s[edit]

1999
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lynch 1,684 49.9 -0.8
Labour Graham 1,455 43.1 -1.7
Liberal Democrat DM Jones 237 7.0 +7.0
Majority 229 6.8 +0.9
Turnout 3,376 38.3 +0.7
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
1998
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative S. F. M. Fildes 1,700 50.7 +1.4
Labour J. C. Graham 1,501 44.8 -3.6
Independent P. J. Royle 77 2.3 +2.3
Independent A. L. Brookes 74 2.2 +2.2
Majority 199 5.9 -2.3
Turnout 3,352 37.6 -0.6
Conservative gain from Independent Swing
1996
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative S. M. O'Bierne* 1,676 49.3 +6.2
Labour S. D. McNee 1,399 41.2 -7.9
Liberal Democrat J. B. Weightman 322 9.5 +1.2
Majority 277 8.2 +2.2
Turnout 3,397 38.2 -5.9
Conservative hold Swing
1995
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour T. G. Crewe 1,908 49.1 +7.5
Conservative A. H. Wilson 1,675 43.1 -0.4
Liberal Democrat K. Clarke 322 8.3 -6.6
Majority 233 6.0 +4.2
Turnout 3,887 44.1 +0.7
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
1994
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative R. A. Mrozinski 1,642 43.5 -14.7
Labour J. Torpey 1,573 41.6 +13.1
Liberal Democrat K. Clarke 564 14.9 +4.5
Majority 69 1.8 -27.9
Turnout 3,779 43.4 +2.6
Conservative hold Swing
1992
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative S. M. O'Bierne* 2,001 58.2 +8.8
Labour S. Hesford 979 28.5 -10.3
Liberal Democrat P. A. Stubbs 357 10.4 -1.4
Green B. J. Edwards 100 2.9 +2.9
Majority 1,022 29.7 +19.1
Turnout 3,437 40.8 -7.2
Conservative hold Swing
1991
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative C. S. Gordon* 1,970 49.4 +4.8
Labour F. W. Bamford 1,546 38.8 -4.5
Liberal Democrat M. H. Cameron 470 11.8 +5.4
Majority 424 10.6 +9.2
Turnout 3,986 48.0 -2.0
Conservative hold Swing
1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative E. K. Adams 1,876 44.6 -4.4
Labour F. W. Bamford 1,818 43.3 +4.9
Liberal Democrat J. B. Weightman 267 6.4 -6.2
Green M. R. Rowtham 241 5.7 +5.7
Majority 58 1.4 -9.2
Turnout 4,202 50.0 +3.4
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Elections in 1980s[edit]

1988
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative S. M. O'Beirne 1,934 49.0 -2.7
Labour D. Hinder 1,516 38.4 +6.4
Liberal Democrat J. H. Mulholland 498 12.6 -3.7
Majority 418 10.6 -9.1
Turnout 3,948 46.6 -2.9
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
1987
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative C. S. Gordon* 2,128 51.7 +15.3
Labour D. Hinder 1,318 32.0 -9.1
Social Democratic C. F. Keeley-Huggett 673 16.3 -3.2
Majority 810 19.7 +15.1
Turnout 4,119 49.5 +3.4
Conservative hold Swing
1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour S. M. Evans 1,523 41.1 +2.3
Conservative B. L. Slater* 1,352 36.4 -7.2
Social Democratic B. M. Keeley-Huggett 725 19.5 +19.5
Green N. J. Eadie 110 3.0 +1.4
Majority 171 4.6 -0.2
Turnout 3,710 46.1 +3.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
By-Election 6 March 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. F. L. Wood 1,150 38.2 -0.6
Conservative S. M. A. O' Beirne 983 32.7 -10.9
Social Democratic B. M. Keeley-Huggett 793 26.4 +26.4
Green N. J. Eadie 81 2.7 +1.1
Majority 167 5.6 +0.8
Turnout 3,007 37.4 -11.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
1984
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative G. R. Finch* 1,473 43.6 -5.7
Labour P. A. Baldwinson 1,312 38.8 +6.6
Liberal P. C. Barns 540 16.0 -2.5
Ecology A. M. Wildbore 53 1.6 +1.6
Majority 161 4.8 -12.3
Turnout 3,378 42.2 +1.0
Conservative hold Swing
1983
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative C. S. Gordon* 1,662 49.3 +0.4
Labour P. A. Baldwinson 1,087 32.2 +8.1
SDP–Liberal Alliance G. E. Evans 622 18.5 -8.5
Majority 575 17.1 -4.8
Turnout 3,371 41.2 -0.4
Conservative hold Swing
1982
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative B. L. Slater 1,632 48.9 +3.3
Social Democratic G. E. Evans 901 27.0 +27.0
Labour J. Koch 803 24.1 -12.7
Majority 731 21.9 +19.2
Turnout 3,336 41.6 +1.8
Conservative hold Swing
1980 (2 vacancies)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative G. R. Finch 1,472 24.0 -5.2
Conservative C. S. Gordon* 1,323 21.6 -10.0
Labour G. H. Mountain 1,156 18.8 +37.6
Labour G. R. Scott 1,102 18.0 +36.0
Liberal M. C. Booth 593 9.7 -27.4
Liberal H. M. Hughes 490 8.0 -30.8
Majority 167 2.7 -3.8
Turnout 6,136 39.8 -29.7
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in 1970s[edit]

1979
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A. E. A. Whitehurst* 2,384 53.2 -1.2
Liberal M. C. Booth 2,093 46.8 +29.6
Majority 291 6.5 -19.5
Turnout 4,477 69.5 +36.7
Conservative hold Swing
1978
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative M. Rubin 1,131 54.4 +0.9
Labour E. McPherson 590 28.4 +1.6
Liberal G. M. R. Willmott 357 17.2 -2.5
Majority 541 26.0 -0.7
Turnout 2,078 32.8 -7.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
1976
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative C. S. Gordon 1,373 53.5 +10.6
Labour E. Axon 687 26.8 -0.2
Liberal P. C. Feanhley 506 19.7 -10.4
Majority 686 26.7 +13.9
Turnout 2,566 40.3 -1.3
Conservative hold Swing
1975
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A. E. A. Whitehurst 1,147 42.9
Liberal J. B. Kenny 806 30.1
Labour R. Crossman 721 27.0
Majority 341 12.8
Turnout 2,674 41.6
Conservative hold Swing
1973
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G. Hoyle 1,265 19.5
Conservative K. A. Harrison 1,240 19.2
Conservative A. R. Littler 1,150 17.8

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Area profiles: demographics". infotrafford.org.uk. Trafford Innovation and Intelligence Lab. 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Williams, Jennifer (5 January 2014). "Trafford Tory council leader Matthew Colledge to stand down before elections". Manchester Evening News. Trinity Mirror. Archived from the original on 5 January 2014. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 
  3. ^ Vine, Katherine (1 August 2013). "Ex-Trafford Council leader Susan Williams given seat in House of Lords". Manchester Evening News. Trinity Mirror. Archived from the original on 29 June 2015. Retrieved 11 June 2016. 

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